Christening of Peter Phillips, 1977

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The Christening of Peter Phillips, the Queen’s first grandchild, by the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Music Room at Buckingham Palace on this day in 1977. Afterwards, four generations of the Royal Family gathered in the White Drawing Room for pictures, including the Queen Mother, Earl Mountbatten, and Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone. His godparents were his uncle, the Prince of Wales, the Rt. Rev’d. Geoffrey Tiarks, Captain Hamish Lochore, Lady Cecil Cameron of Lochiel and Jane Holderness-Roddam.


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